Lord, dost thou show a corner-stone

Lord, dost thou show a corner-stone

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 26 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Lord dost thou whew a corner-stone,
For us to build our hopes upon,
That the fair edifice may rise
Sublime in light beyond the skies?

2 Thy people long this stone have try'd,
And all the pow'rs of hell defy'd.
Floods of temptation beat in vain;
Well doth this rick the house sustain.

3 When storms and tempests round prevail,
Whirlwind and thunder, fire and hail;
'Tis here our trembling souls shall hide,
And securely they abide.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches; to which are added prayers for families and individuals #297

Author: Philip Doddridge

Doddridge, Philip, D.D., was born in London, June 26, 1702. His grandfather was one of the ministers under the Commonwealth, who were ejected in 1662. His father was a London oilman. He was offered by the Duchess of Bedford an University training for ordination in the Church of England, but declined it. He entered Mr. Jennings's non-conformist seminary at Kibworth instead; preached his first sermon at Hinckley, to which Mr. Jennings had removed his academy. In 1723 he was chosen pastor at Kibworth. In 1725 he changed his residence to Market Harborough, still ministering at Kibworth. The settled work of his life as a preceptor and divine began in 1729, with his appointment to the Castle Hill Meeting at Northampton, and continued till in the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, dost thou show a corner-stone
Author: Philip Doddridge

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d461

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #89

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d186

Revival Hymns #d52

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Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CLXIII

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d329

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #112

The Christian Hymn Book #d369

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d374

The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d333

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #881

The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d271

The Young Convert's Companion: Being a Collection of Hymns for the Use of Conference Meetings #d66

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